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

7.962 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.427marine
3.604terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
494introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.068Aruba
    2.347(Klein) Bonaire
    3.972(Klein) Curaçao
    1.874Saba
    824Saba Bank
    2.567St. Eustatius
    2.171St. Maarten
  • 1.063 (Sub)species with photos
  • 3.794 Photos
  • 743 Dutch names
  • 4.759 English names
  • 2.388 Papiamento names
  • 47 Identification specialists
  • 36 Photographers
  • 1.115 Literature references
  • Author Carel de Haseth
  • Picture date 5 November 2015
  • Validator Sander Pieterse
  • Location Plantage de Goede Hoop, Curaçao