Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Marine research by Naturalis and partners

Photos: Jaaziel Garcia-Hernandez and Simone Montano

State of affairs

7.870 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.420marine
3.515terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
489introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.054Aruba
    2.321(Klein) Bonaire
    3.960(Klein) Curaçao
    1.860Saba
    824Saba Bank
    2.481St. Eustatius
    2.149St. Maarten
  • 1.007 (Sub)species with photos
  • 3.396 Photos
  • 737 Dutch names
  • 4.681 English names
  • 2.189 Papiamento names
  • 46 Identification specialists
  • 32 Photographers
  • 1.071 Literature references
  • Author Carel de Haseth
  • Picture date 3 September 2015
  • Validator Gerard van Buurt
  • Location Band'Ariba, Curaçao