Welcome to the Dutch Caribbean Biodiversity Explorer !

The Dutch Caribbean Biodiversity Explorer is an authoritative source for information on more than 5,000 plants, animals, and ecosystems of the Dutch Caribbean. Explorer provides public access to relevant information on the taxonomy, ecology, and conservation of all species, as well as information about human use/interactions, and traditional knowledge.

Quick Search
or search Species by Scientific or Common Name, Taxonomy, or Conservation Status.
Use the Explorer to find:
  • scientific and common names
  • conservation status
  • distribution maps
  • images
  • references
  • conservation needs, and more...

Explorer is presently being populated, incorporating readily available literature sources. This work will be ongoing as new data becomes available, and new biological research adds new species.