Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Sergeant-major Abudefduf saxatilis

Photo: Larry Morin

Classification

Abudefduf [genus] (2)
saxatilis [species]

Classification

Abudefduf [genus] (2)
saxatilis [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Saba Bank
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba Bank
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten

  • Publications

    • Beek, I.J.M. van, Meesters, E.H.W.G. 2013. Saba Bank research expedition 2011 - Progress report. 46 pp. IMARES, Wageningen UR.
    • Beek, I.J.M. van, Meesters, E.H.W.G. 2014. Saba Bank research expedition 2013 - Progress report. 45 pp. IMARES, Wageningen UR.
    • Davies, M, Piontek, S. 2017. The marine fishes of St. Eustatius, Dutch Caribbean. Marine Biodiversity 47: 27-35. [link]
    • Marr, S. 2008. Reproductive Behavior in Abudefduf saxatilis: The Relationship Between Nest Location, Brood Size and Aggression. Physis 3: 31-35.
    • Metzelaar, J. 1919. Over Tropische Atlantische vissen. 314. A.H.Kruyt Uitgever, Amsterdam.
    • Metzelaar, J. 1922. On a collection of marine fishes from the lesser Antilles. Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde 22(1): 133-141.
    • Nagelkerken, W.P. 1974. On the occurrence of fishes in relation to corals in Curaçao. Studies on the fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands 45: 118-141. [link]
    • Nahhas, F.M. & Cable, R.M. 1964. Digenetic and aspidogastrid trematodes from marine fishes of Curacao and Jamaica. Digenetic and aspidogastrid trematodes from marine fishes of Curacao and Jamaica 11(4): 169-228.
    • Pattengill-Semmens, C.V. 2010. The reef fish assemblage of Bonaire Marine Park: an analysis of REEF Fish Survey Data. Proceedings 53rd Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute 53: 591-605.
    • Thomas, M. 2009. A comparative study of benthic and coral reef fish communities on artificial versus natural reefs of Bonaire, N.A. Physis 6: 44-52.