Region

Year

Colonies

Lowest Estimate

Highest Estimate

Range

Range/Colony

Windward Islands

1968

53

39235

52869

13634

257.2

Southern Bahamas

1992

27

1464

2008

544

20.1

Western Caribbean

1993

6

212

2084

1872

312.0

Hispaniola

1993

27

133175

135897

2722

100.8

Little Bahama Bank

1994

24

248

590

342

14.3

Great Bahama Bank

1995

129

11597

16391

4794

37.2

Morant Bank

1995

4

76125

88044

11919

2979.8

Jamaica

1995

40

950

1320

370

9.3

Cay Sal Bank

1996

7

18472

19220

748

106.9

Cuba

1997

70

5750

7229

1479

21.1

Eastern Bahamas

1998

29

2219

2478

259

8.9

Central Caribbean

1999

12

15513

21293

5780

481.7

Pedro Bank

2000

5

489

5323

4834

966.8

Leeward Islands

2000

202

96893

150098

53205

263.4

Cayman Islands

2001

23

5730

6880

1150

50.0

Coastal S. America

2001

44

16933

23455

6522

148.2

Turks Bank

2001

10

54790

55632

842

84.2

Caicos Bank

2001

23

26954

27387

433

18.8

Puerto Rico

2001

53

48765

51740

2975

56.1

Bermuda

2005

18

888

1241

353

19.6