UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20549 SCHEDULE 13G Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 HERZFELD CARIBBEAN BASIN FUND INC (Name of Issuer) Common Stock (Title of Class of Securities) 42804T106 (CUSIP Number) 8/7/18 (Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement) Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed: __ Rule 13d-1(b) _X_ Rule 13d-1(c) __ Rule 13d-1(d) CUSIP No.: 42804T106 1. Names of Reporting Persons. I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only). Phillip Goldstein 2. Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions) (a) (b) 3. SEC Use Only 4. Citizenship or Place of Organization USA Number of Shares Beneficially Owned by Each reporting Person With: 5. Sole Voting Power 369,538 6. Shared Voting Power 224,413 7. Sole Dispositive Power 369,538 8. Shared Dispositive Power 224,413 9. Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person 593,951 - (footnote 1) 10. Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row ( 9 ) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions) N/A 11. Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row ( 9 ) 9.68% 12. Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions) IN Item 1. (a) The Name of the Issuer is: HERZFELD CARIBBEAN BASIN FUND INC (b) The Address of the Issuer's Principal Executive Office is: 119 WASHINGTON AVENUE, SUITE 504 MIAMI BEACH FL 33139 Item 2. (a) The names of the Persons Filing are: Phillip Goldstein (b) The address of principal place of business and principal office is: 60 Heritage Drive Pleasantville, NY 10570 (c) Citizenship or Place of Organization: USA (d) Title of Class of Securities: Common Stock (e) CUSIP Number: 42804T106 Item 3. This statement is filed pursuant to 240.13d-1(c). Item 4. (a) Amount beneficially owned: 593,951 (c) Number of shares as to which the person has: (i) Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 369,538 (ii) Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 224,413 (iii) Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 369,538 (iv) Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 224,413 Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class. If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following: ____. Item 6. Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person. Certain friends and family members of the Reporting Person (none of whom own more than 5% of the issuer's shares) are entitled to receive dividends and sales proceeds. Item 7. Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company. Not applicable. Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group. N/A Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group. Not applicable. Item 10. Certification. By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect. SIGNATURE After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete, and correct. By: /s/ Name: Phillip Goldstein Date: March 4, 2019 Footnote 1: The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership except to the extent of any pecuniary interest therein.