Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Ornate Crab Callinectes ornatus

Photo: Marco Faasse

Classification

Portunidae [family]
Callinectes [genus] (7)
ornatus [species]

Classification

Portunidae [family]
Callinectes [genus] (7)
ornatus [species]

Presence

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

  • Publications

    • Chace, F.A., Hobbs, H.H. 1969. The freshwater and terrestrial decapod crustaceans of the West Indies, with special reference to Dominica. Bulletin of the Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum 292: 1-258.
    • Legall, N., Poupin, J. 2017. CRUSTA: Database of Crustacea (Decapoda and Stomatopoda), with special interest for those collected in French overseas territories. [link]
    • Poupin, J. 2018. Les crustacés décapodes des Petites Antilles, avec de nouvelles observations pour Saint Martin, la Guadeloupe, la Martinique. 261. Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris.
    • Rathbun, M.J. 1919. Stalk-eyed Crustaceans of the Dutch West Indies. In. Boeke J (1919). Rapport betreffende een voorlopig onderzoek naar den toestand van de visscherij en de industrie van zeeproducten in de kolonie Curaçao. Deel 2. 317-348. Amsterdam.