Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Naturalis’ fieldwork on Sint Eustatius

Photos: Jeroen van der Brugge and Berry van der Hoorn

State of affairs

8.596 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.700marine
4.005terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
512introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.154Aruba
    2.575(Klein) Bonaire
    4.342(Klein) Curaçao
    2.044Saba
    833Saba Bank
    2.709St. Eustatius
    2.316St. Maarten
  • 1.213 (Sub)species with photos
  • 5.016 Photos
  • 771 Dutch names
  • 5.421 English names
  • 2.549 Papiamento names
  • 69 Identification specialists
  • 58 Photographers
  • 1.335 Literature references
  • Author Papy Cecilia
  • Picture date 25 September 2006
  • Validator David Ross Robertson
  • Location Curaçao