Netherlands Antilles Coral Reef Initiative

Last updated Nov, 2004

Index of literature relevant to the Coral Reefs
and Coral Reef Management in the Netherlands Antilles, including Fisheries
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Anon. 1996.
Country Profiles. Netherlands Antilles (Netherlands). In: CEP Technical Report No. 36: Status of Protected Area Systems in the Wider Caribbean Region
Barmes, T., K. L. Eckert, and J. Sybesma. 1993.
WIDECAST Sea Turtle Recovery Action Plan for Aruba (K. L. Eckert, Editor). CEP Technical Report No. 25. UNEP Caribbean Environment Programme, Kingston, Jamaica. xiv + 58 pp.
Buchan, K. 1998
Saba, Netherlands Antilles. In UNESCO, 1998. CARICOMP – Caribbean coral reef, seagrass and mangrove sites. Coastal region and small island papers 3, UNESCO, Paris, xiv + 347 pp.
Buchan, K., R. Framhein and L. Fernandes. 1997.
An economic and social study of the Saba Marine Park, Saba, Netherlands Antilles. CANARI Technical Report Nº 262:37pp.PDF Document (660 kb)
Bulck, M. van den, 2004.
Portomarie Reef Ball Project Marine Surveys 2002-2004. Internal Reports Portomarie Foundation.
Debrot, A. O., J. A. DeMeyer, and P.J.E.Dezentjé. 1998.
Additional Records and a Review of the Cetacean Fauna of the Leeward Dutch Antilles. Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 34, No. 3-4, 204-210, 1998. (PDF, 292 Kb)
Debrot A. O., and I. Nagelkerken. 1997.
A Rare Mass Recruitment of the Balloonfish (Diodon holocanthus L.) in the Leeward Dutch Antilles, 1994. Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 33, No. 3–4, 284–286. (pdf, 323 Kb)
Debrot A. O., and I. Nagelkerken. 2006.
Recovery of the long-spined sea urchin Diadema antillarum in Curaçao (Netherlands Antilles) linked to lagoonal and wave sheltered shallow rocky habitats. Bull. Mar. Sci. 79(2): 415–424. (pdf 300 KB)
Debrot, A.O. and L.P.J.J. Pors. 1995.
Sea Turtle Nesting Activity on Northeast Coast Beaches of Curacao, 1993. Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 31, No. 3-4, 333-338. (PDF, 251 Kb)
De Meyer, Kalli. 1998
Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles. In UNESCO, 1998. CARICOMP – Caribbean coral reef, seagrass and mangrove sites. Coastal region and small island papers 3, UNESCO, Paris, xiv + 347 pp.
Diaz-Piferrer, M. 1964.
Adiciones a La Flora Marina de las Antillas Holandesas, Curazao y Bonaire. Carib. J. Sci 4 (4). (PDF, 9.6 Mb)
Dixon, John A., L. F. Scura & T. van 't Hof. 2000
An Economic and Ecological Analysis of the Bonaire Marine Park. In: H.S.J. Cesar (ed.). Collected Essays on the Economics of Coral Reefs. CORDIO, Kalmar University, Sweden. p. 158-165. (PDF, 125 Kb).
Dilrosun, F. 2000.
Monitoring the Saba Bank Fishery. Report of the Environmental Division of the Department of Public Health and Environmental Hygiene of the Government of the Netherlands Antilles, 56 pp. Abstract (full publication in PDF, 850 Kb)
Fernandes, L. 1995.
Integrating economic, environmental and social issues in an evaluation of Saba Marine Park, N.A., Caribbean Sea. A report to the Saba Marine Park (PDF, 239 Kb)
Frias-Lopez, J., A. Zerkle, G. Bonheyo and B. Fouke, 2002
Partitioning of bacterial communities between seawater and healthy, black band diseased and dead coral surfaces. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 68:2214-2228
Gast, Gert Jan. 1998
Nutrient Pollution in Coral Reef Waters with data from Curaçao waters. Syllabus for the Reef Care Curaçao Workshop on Nutrient Pollution, with Dr. Brian Lapointe, Curaçao, 23 Oct 1998. Reef Care Curaçao Contribution no. 5, 1998.
Hof, T van 't. 1983.
De invloed van de werkzaamheden door “Flamingo Paradise” op het koraalrif. Report to the Government, 1983.
[The influence of dredging on a coral reef in Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles. Summary in English].
Hof, T. van 't. 1991.
Marine Parks in the Netherlands Antilles: Lessons from Ten Years of Experience. Paper presented at “Our Natural Assets”, A Tourism, Health and Environment Conference. Tobago, 31 October – 1 November 1991. Trinidad & Tobago Hotel andTourism Association, Tobago House of Assembly, PAHO/WHO. (html, 24 KB)
Hof, T van't. 1998.
Social and economic impacts of marine protected areas: a study and analysis of selected cases in the Caribbean. CANARI Technical Report Nº 252: 31 pp. PDF Document (202 kb)
Hof, Tom van 't, and Kenneth C. Buchan. 1995.
A self-financing Marine Park: The Saba Case. Short case study prepared for the CANARI Workshop on Revenue Generation for Protected Areas, Saba, Netherlands Antilles, June 5-9, 1995
Klomp, K., 1999
Netherlands Antilles – Windward Islands Saba, St. Maarten, St. Eustatius, Saba Bank Preliminary Report. Preliminary results from an Atlantic Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment (AGRRA) 1999 survey. AGRRA online document
Meesters, Erik H.; Hugo Nijkamp; Liesbeth Bijvoet. 1996.
Towards sustainable management of the Saba Bank. Report for the Department of Public Health and Environment (VOMIL), Netherlands Antilles. KNAP Project 96-3.
Macintyre, Ian G., David J. J. Kinsman, and Robert C. German. 1975.
Geological reconnaissance survey of Saba bank, Caribbean Sea. Carib. J. Sci., 15 (1-2).
Nagelkerken, I. 2000.
Belang van Curaçaose binnenwateren als broedkamer voor koraalrifvissen. Deel I: Algemeen rapport. Inventarisatie van de broedkamerfunktie, aanwezigheid van mangroven en zeegras, macrofauna in en boven de bodem, omgevingsvariabelen en menselijke invloeden in de binnenbaaien van Curaçao. KNAP Project 99-02. (PDF, 299 KB)
Nagelkerken, I, L. Aerts and L. Pors. 2000
Barrel Sponge Bows Out. ISRS, Reef Encounter 28, December 2000, 13-14. (PDF, 1.5 Mb)
Nagelkerken, I., S. Kleijnen, T. Klop, R. A. C. J. van den Brand, E. Cocheret de la Morinière and G. van der Velde. 2000.
Importance of inland bays of Curaçao as nurseries for reef fishes. Part II: Scientific report. Are mangroves and seagrass beds obligate or facultative nurseries for reef fishes? A comparison of fish faunas between bays with and without mangroves/seagrass beds. KNAP Project 99-02. (PDF, 64 KB).
Nagelkerken, I., L.P.J.J. Pors and P. Hoetjes. 2003
Swimming behavior and dispersal patterns of headstarted loggerhead turtles Caretta caretta. Aquatic Ecology 37:183-190, 2003. (PDF 350 Kb)
Pattengill- Semmens, C.V., 2002
The reef fish assemblage of Bonaire Marine Park: an analysis of REEF Fish Survey Project data. Proceedings 53rd Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute 53: 591-605. (PDF, 328 Kb).
Pors, L. P. J. J. and I. A. Nagelkerken. 1998.
Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles. In UNESCO, 1998. CARICOMP – Caribbean coral reef, seagrass and mangrove sites. Coastal region and small island papers 3, UNESCO, Paris, xiv + 347 pp.
Simal, F., 2003
Admission fees: opportunities and challenges of using admission fees as a funding source at a small scale, tourism dependant MPA: case study of the Bonaire National Marine Park, Bonaire. Paper prepared for the 2nd International Tropical Marine Ecosystems Management Symposium (ITMEMS 2), Manilla, Philippines. March 24-27, 2003. Theme 04. (PDF, 27 Kb).
Simon, David and Brody Webster. 2004
Mitigating the Effects of Global Warming in the Netherlands Antilles Islands Coral Reef Ecosystems.Univ. of Michigan, Global Change 3 - Sustainability Studies 3.Student Workspace
Steneck, R.S., T. McClanahan, C. Begin, J. Brown, M. Paddack and S. Slingsby. 2004
A Report on the Status of the Coral Reefs of Bonaire with Advice on the Establishment of Fish Protection Areas. Survey for the Bonaire National Marine Park funded by the Pew Fellows for Marine Conservation. (pdf 1 MB)
Sybesma, J. 1992.
WIDECAST Sea Turtle Recovery Action Plan for the Netherlands Antilles (K. L. Eckert, Editor). CEP Technical Report No. 11. UNEP Caribbean Environment Programme, Kingston, Jamaica. xvii + 63 pp.
Sybesma, Jeffrey, and Paul C. Hoetjes. 1992.
First Record of the Olive Ridley and of Nesting by the Loggerhead Turtle in Curacao. Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 28,No. 1-2, 103-104. (pdf, 990Kb)
Van Der Land, J. 1977.
The Saba Bank – A large atoll in the Northeastern Caribbean. FAO Fisheries Report no. 200, 469-481. (pdf 300 Kb)
Van Veghel, Manfred L.J., and Paul C. Hoetjes. 1995.
Effects of tropical storm Bret on Curaçao reefs. Bulletin of Marine Science, 56(2): 692-694, 1995 (pdf 70 Kb)
Wieggers, Mark W. 2007.
Impact of Increased Nutrient Input on Coral Reefs on Bonaire and Curacao. Report to the department of Environment & Natrure of the Netherlands Antilles, 2007. (MINA) (pdf 2 MB).