Species

According to experts, the Dutch Caribbean islands are home to at least 33 shark and ray species. Among which some of the most iconic species, such as whale sharks, tigersharks and hammerheads.




Generally occurring species

Sharks of the DC2

Around Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, St. Eustatius, and St. Maarten the following 25 species generally occur. According to experts a total of 33 species occur, but sufficient information about the occurrence of the additional species is still lacking.

  • The IUCN status depicted is the status of the regional population, in case this has been assessed

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