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Preuss M., Verbruggen H. & Zuccarello G.C.
The organelle genomes in the photosynthetic red algal parasite Pterocladiophila hemisphaerica have elevated substitution rates with and without architectural changes
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution: submitted
Evans J.R., St. Amour N., Verbruggen H., Salomaki E.D. & Vis M.L.
Chloroplast and mitochondrial genomes of Balbiania investiens (Balbianiales, Nemaliophycidae)
Phycologia: accepted
Pasella M.M., Verbruggen H., Nelson W.A. & Diaz-Tapia P.
Resolving the phylogenetic position of Pleurostichidium (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) based on plastid phylogenomics
Phycologia: submitted
Bribiesca Contreras G., Pineda-Enriquez T., Marquez-Borras F., Solis-Marin F.A., Verbruggen H., Hugall A.F. & O'Hara T.
Dark evolutionary offshoot: phylogenomics shed light on the evolutionary history of a new species of cave brittle star
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution: submitted
Bribiesca Contreras G., Verbruggen H., Hugall A.F. & O'Hara T.
Plate tectonics shape spatio-temporal patterns of tropical brittle stars
Journal of Biogeography : submitted
Wetherbee R., Jackson C.J., Repetti S.I., Clementson L.A., Costa J.F., van de Meene A., Crawford S. & Verbruggen H.
The golden paradox - a new heterokont lineage with chloroplasts surrounded by two membranes
Journal of Phycology: accepted
O'Hara T.D., Hugall A.F., Woolley S.N.C., Bribiesca-Contreras G. & Bax N.J.
Contrasting processes drive ophiuroid phylodiversity across shallow and deep seafloors
Nature: in press
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Cremen M.C.M., Leliaert F., West J., Lam D.W., Shimada S., Lopez-Bautista J. & Verbruggen H. (2019)
Re-assessment of the classification of Bryopsidales (Chlorophyta) based on chloroplast phylogenomic analyses
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 130: 397-405
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Figueroa-Martinez F., Jackson C.J. & Reyes-Prieto A. (2019)
Plastid genomes from diverse glaucophyte genera reveal a largely conserved gene content and limited architectural diversity
Genome Biology and Evolution 11: 174-188
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Iha C., Grassa C.J., Lyra G.M., Davis C.C., Verbruggen H. & Oliveira M.C. (2018)
Organellar genomics: a useful tool to study evolutionary relationships and molecular evolution in Gracilariaceae (Rhodophyta)
Journal of Phycology 54: 775-787
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Diaz-Tapia P., Maggs C.A., Macaya E.C. & Verbruggen H. (2018)
Widely distributed red algae often represent hidden introductions, complexes of cryptic species or species with strong phylogeographic structure
Journal of Phycology 54: 829-839
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Croce M.E., Diaz-Tapia P. & Verbruggen H. (2018)
Molecular systematics of the siphonous green algal genus Codium in eastern Victoria, Australia
Cryptogamie Algologie 39: 391-407
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Yates K.L., Bouchet P.J., Caley M.J., Mengersen K., Randin C.F., Parnell S., Fielding A.H., Bamford A.J., Ban S., Barbosa A.M., Dormann C.F., Elith J., Embling C.B., Ervin G.N., Fisher R., Gould S., Graf R.F., Gregr E.J., Halpin P.N., Heikkinen R.K., Heinanen S., Jones A.R., Krishnakumar P.K., Lauria V., Lozano-Montes H., Mannocci L., Mellin C., Mesgaran M.B., Moreno-Amat E., Mormede S. Novaczek E., Oppel S., Ortuno Crespo G., Peterson A.T., Rapacciuolo G., Roberts J.J., Ross R.E. Scales K.L., Schoeman D., Snelgrove P., Sundblad G., Thuiller W., Torres L.G., Verbruggen H., Wang L., Wenger S., Whittingham M.J., Zharikov Y., Zurell D. & Sequeira A.M.M. (2018)
Outstanding challenges in the transferability of ecological models
Trends in Ecology & Evolution 33: 790-802
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Leliaert F., Payo D.A., Gurgel C.F.D., Schils T., Draisma S.G.A., Saunders G.W., Kamiya M., Sherwood A.R., Lin S.M., Huisman J.M., Le Gall L., Anderson R.J., Bolton J.J., Mattio L., Zubia M., Payri C., Spokes T., Johnston E.T., Vieira C., Coppejans E., D'hondt S., Verbruggen H. & De Clerck O. (2018)
Patterns and drivers of species diversity in the Indo-Pacific red seaweed Portieria
Journal of Biogeography 10: 2299-2313
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Diaz-Tapia P., Pasella M.M. & Verbruggen H. (2018)
Molecular analyses resolve the phylogenetic position of Polysiphonia adamsiae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) and reveal a strong phylogeographic structure in Australia
Phycologia 57: 593-600
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Oliveira M.C., Repetti S.I., Iha C., Jackson C.J., Diaz-Tapia P., Magalhaes K., Cassano V., Costa J.F., Cremen M.C.M., Marcelino V.R. & Verbruggen H. (2018)
High-throughput sequencing for algal systematics
European Journal of Phycology 53: 256-272
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Cremen M.C.M., Leliaert F., Marcelino V.R. & Verbruggen H. (2018)
Large diversity of nonstandard genes and dynamic evolution of chloroplast genomes in siphonous green algae (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta)
Genome Biology and Evolution 10: 1048-1061
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Paiano M.O., Del Cortona A., Costa J.F., Liu S.L., Verbruggen H., De Clerck O. & Necchi Jr O. (2018)
Complete mitochondrial genomes of six species of the freshwater red algal order Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta)
Mitochondrial DNA Part B - Resources 3: 607-610
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Assis J., Tyberghein L., Bosch S., Verbruggen H., Serrao E.A. & De Clerck O. (2018)
Bio-ORACLE v2.0: Extending marine data layers for bioclimatic modelling
Global Ecology and Biogeography 27: 277-284
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Jackson C.J., Knoll A.K., Chan C.X. & Verbruggen H. (2018)
Plastid phylogenomics with broad taxon sampling further elucidates the distinct evolutionary origins and timing of secondary green plastids
Scientific Reports 8: 1523
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Paiano M.O., Del Cortona A., Costa J.F., Liu S.L., Verbruggen H., De Clerck O. & Necchi Jr O. (2018)
Organization of plastid genomes in the freshwater red algal order Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta)
Journal of Phycology 54: 25-33
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Marcelino V.R., van Oppen M.J.H. & Verbruggen H. (2018)
Highly structured prokaryote communities exist within the skeleton of coral colonies
ISME Journal 12: 300-303
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Hoffman R., Wynne M.J., Schils T., Lopez-Bautista J. & Verbruggen H. (2018)
Codium pulvinatum (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta), a new species from the Arabian Sea, recently introduced into the Mediterranean Sea
Phycologia 57: 79-89
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Reyes-Prieto A., Russell S., Figueroa-Martinez F. & Jackson C.J. (2018)
Comparative plastid genomics of glaucophytes
Advances in Botanical Research 85: 95-127
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Del Cortona A., Leliaert F., Bogaert K.A., Turmel M., Boedeker C., Janouskovec J., Lopez-Bautista J.M., Verbruggen H., Vandepoele K. & De Clerck O. (2017)
The plastid genome in Cladophorales green algae is encoded by hairpin chromosomes
Current Biology 27: 3771-3782
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Marcelino V.R., Morrow K.M., van Oppen M.J.H., Bourne D.G. & Verbruggen H. (2017)
Diversity and stability of coral endolithic microbial communities at a naturally high pCO2 reef
Molecular Ecology 26: 5344-5357
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Diaz-Tapia P., Maggs C.A., West J.A. & Verbruggen H. (2017)
Analysis of chloroplast genomes and a supermatrix inform reclassification of the Rhodomelaceae (Rhodophyta)
Journal of Phycology 53: 920-937
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Marcelino V.R. & Verbruggen H. (2017)
Reference datasets of tufA and UPA markers to identify algae in metabarcoding surveys
Data in Brief 11: 273-276
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Diaz-Tapia P., Barbara I., Cremades J., Verbruggen H. & Maggs C.A. (2017)
Three new cryptogenic species in the tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta)
Phycologia 56: 605-623
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Verbruggen H., Marcelino V.R., Guiry M.D., Cremen M.C.M. & Jackson C. (2017)
Phylogenetic position of the coral symbiont Ostreobium (Ulvophyceae) inferred from chloroplast genome data
Journal of Phycology 53: 790-803
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Bribiesca-Contreras G., Verbruggen H., Hugall A.F. & O'Hara T.D. (2017)
The importance of offshore origination revealed through ophiuroid phylogenomics
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 284: 20170160
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Ximenes C.F., Cassano V., Oliveira-Carvalho M.F., Bandeira-Pedrosa M.E., Gurgel C.F.D., Verbruggen H. & Barreto-Pereira S.M. (2017)
Systematics of the genus Halimeda (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) in Brazil including the description of Halimeda jolyana sp. nov.
Phycologia 56: 369-381
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Steen F., Aragay J., Zuljevic A., Verbruggen H., Mancuso F.P., Bunker F., Vitales D., Gomez Garreta A. & De Clerck O. (2017)
Tracing the introduction history of the brown seaweed Dictyota cyanoloma (Phaeophyceae, Dictyotales) in Europe
European Journal of Phycology 52: 31-42
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Diaz-Tapia P., McIvor L., Freshwater D.W., Verbruggen H., Wynne M.J. & Maggs C.A (2017)
The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales)
European Journal of Phycology 52: 1-30
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Verbruggen H., Brookes M.J.L. & Costa J.F. (2017)
DNA barcodes and morphometric data indicate that Codium fragile may consist of two species (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta)
Phycologia 56: 54-62
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Rindi F. & Verbruggen H. (2016)
Taxonomic reshuffling of the Cladophoraceae
Journal of Phycology 52: 901-904
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Wetherbee R. & Verbruggen H. (2016)
Kraftionema allantoideum, a new genus and family of Ulotrichales (Chlorophyta) adapted for survival in high intertidal pools
Journal of Phycology 52: 704-715
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Alos J., Tomas F., Terrados J., Verbruggen H. & Ballesteros E. (2016)
Fast-spreading green beds of recently introduced Halimeda incrassata (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) invade Mallorca Island (NW Mediterranean Sea)
Molecular Ecology Progress Series 558: 153-158
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Marcelino V.R., Cremen M.C.M., Jackson C.J., Larkum A. & Verbruggen H. (2016)
Evolutionary dynamics of chloroplast genomes in low light: a case study of the endolithic green alga Ostreobium quekettii
Genome Biology and Evolution 8: 2939-2951
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Costa J.F., Lin S.M., Macaya E.C., Fernandez-Garcia C. & Verbruggen H. (2016)
Chloroplast genomes as a tool to resolve red algal phylogenies: a case study in the Nemaliales
BMC Evolutionary Biology 16: 205
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Marcelino V.R. & Verbruggen H. (2016)
Multi-marker metabarcoding of coral skeletons reveals a rich microbiome and diverse evolutionary origins of endolithic algae.
Scientific Reports 6: 31508
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Cremen M.C.M., Huisman J.M., Marcelino V.R. & Verbruggen H. (2016)
Taxonomic revision of Halimeda (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) in southwestern Australia
Australian Systematic Botany 29: 41-54
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West J.A., Zuccarello G.C., Loiseaux de Goer S., Stavrias L.A. & Verbruggen H. (2016)
Rhodenigma contortum, an obscure new genus and species of Rhodogorgonales (Rhodophyta) from Western Australia
Journal of Phycology 52: 397-403
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Fernandez-Garcia C., Wysor B., Riosmena-Rodriguez R., Pena-Salamanca E. & Verbruggen H. (2016)
DNA-assisted identification of Caulerpa (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta) reduces species richness estimates for the Eastern Tropical Pacific
Phytotaxa 252: 185-204
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Lam D.W., Verbruggen H., Saunders G.W. & Vis M.L. (2016)
Multigene phylogeny of the red algal subclass Nemaliophycidae
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 94: 730-736
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Huisman J.M., Dixon R.R.M., Hart F.N., Verbruggen H. & Anderson R.J. (2015)
The South African estuarine specialist Codium tenue (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) discovered in a south-western Australian estuary
Botanica Marina 58: 511-521
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Marcelino V.R. & Verbruggen H. (2015)
Ecological niche models of invasive seaweeds
Journal of Phycology 51: 606-620
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Huisman J.M. & Verbruggen H. (2015)
In: Huisman J.M. (ed.) Algae of Australia: Marine Benthic Algae of North-western Australia, 1. Green and Brown Algae. Australian Biological Resources Study. pp 139-143
Huisman J.M. & Verbruggen H. (2015)
In: Huisman J.M. (ed.) Algae of Australia: Marine Benthic Algae of North-western Australia, 1. Green and Brown Algae. Australian Biological Resources Study. pp 123-139
Verbruggen H. & Costa J.F. (2015)
The plastid genome of the red alga Laurencia
Journal of Phycology 51: 586-589
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Verbruggen H. & Costa J.F. (2015)
Molecular survey of Codium species diversity in southern Madagascar
Cryptogamie Algologie 36: 171-187
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Fucikova K., Leliaert F., Cooper E.D., Skaloud P., D'Hondt S., De Clerck O., Gurgel C.F.D., Lewis L.A., Lewis P.O., Lopez-Bautista J.M., Delwiche C.F. & Verbruggen H. (2014)
New phylogenetic hypotheses for the core Chlorophyta based on chloroplast sequence data
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 2: 63
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Leliaert F., Verbruggen H., D'hondt S., Lopez-Bautista J.M. & De Clerck O. (2014)
The forgotten genus Pseudoderbesia (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta)
Cryptogamie Algologie 35: 207-219
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Verbruggen H., Marcelino V.R. & Costa J.F. (2014)
Evolutionary dynamics of algal traits and diversity
Perspectives in Phycology 1: 53-60
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Leliaert F., Verbruggen H., Vanormelingen P., Steen F., Lopez-Bautista J.M., Zuccarello G.C. & De Clerck O. (2014)
DNA-based species delimitation in algae
European Journal of Phycology 49: 179-196
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Verbruggen H. (2014)
Morphological complexity, plasticity, and species diagnosability in the application of old species names in DNA-based taxonomies
Journal of Phycology 50: 26-31
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Verbruggen H., Tyberghein L., Belton G.S., Mineur F., Jueterbock A., Hoarau G., Gurgel C.F.D. & De Clerck O. (2013)
Improving transferability of introduced species' distribution models: new tools to forecast the spread of a highly invasive seaweed
PLoS One 8: e68337
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Hollants J., Leliaert F., Verbruggen H., De Clerck O. & Willems A. (2013)
Host specificity and coevolution of Flavobacteriaceae endosymbionts within the siphonous green seaweed Bryopsis
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 67: 608-614
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Jueterbock A., Tyberghein L., Verbruggen H., Coyer J.A., Olsen J.L. & Hoarau G. (2013)
Climate change impact on seaweed meadow distribution in the North Atlantic rocky intertidal
Ecology and Evolution 3: 1356-1373
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De Clerck O., Guiry M., Leliaert F., Samyn Y. & Verbruggen H. (2013)
Algal taxonomy: a road to nowhere?
Journal of Phycology 49: 215-225
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Hollants J., Leliaert F., Verbruggen H., Willems A. & De Clerck O. (2013)
Permanent residents or temporary lodgers: characterizing intracellular bacterial communities of siphonous green algae
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280: 20122659
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Payo D.A., Leliaert F., Verbruggen H., D'hondt S., Calumpong H.P. & De Clerck O. (2013)
Extensive cryptic species diversity and fine-scale endemism in the marine red alga Portieria in the Philippines
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280: 20122660
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Sauvage T., Payri C.E., Draisma S.G.A., Prud'homme van Reine W.F., Verbruggen H., Belton G.S., Gurgel C.F.D., Gabriel D., Sherwood A.R. & Fredericq S. (2013)
Molecular diversity of the Caulerpa racemosa-Caulerpa peltata complex (Caulerpaceae, Bryopsidales) in New Caledonia, with new Australasian records for C. racemosa var. cylindracea
Phycologia 52: 6-13
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Dijoux L., Verbruggen H., Mattio L., Duong N. & Payri C. (2012)
Diversity of Halimeda (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) in New Caledonia: a combined morphological and molecular study
Journal of Phycology 48: 1465-1481
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Verbruggen H. & Schils T. (2012)
Rhipilia coppejansii, a new coral reef-associated species from Guam (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta)
Journal of Phycology 48: 1090-1098
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Oliveira-Carvalho M.F., Oliveira M.C., Barreto-Pereira S.M. & Verbruggen H. (2012)
Phylogenetic analysis of Brazilian Codium species, including the new species C. pernambucensis
European Journal of Phycology 47: 355-365
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Maeda T., Hirose E., Chikaraishi Y., Kawato M., Takishita K., Yoshida T., Verbruggen H., Tanaka J., Shimamura S., Takaki Y., Tsuchiya M., Iwai K. & Maruyama T. (2012)
Algivore or phototroph? Plakobranchus ocellatus (Gastropoda) continuously acquires kleptoplasts and nutrition from multiple algal species in nature
PLoS One 7: e42024
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Verbruggen H., Pauly K. & De Clerck O. (2012)
The new species Codium recurvatum from Tanzania
European Journal of Phycology 47: 216-222
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Ciancia M., Alberghina J., Arata P.X., Benavidez H., Leliaert F., Verbruggen H. & Estevez J.M. (2012)
Characterization of cell wall polysaccharides of the coenocytic green seaweed Bryopsis plumosa (Bryopsidaceae, Chlorophyta) from the Argentine coast
Journal of Phycology 48: 326-335
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Tronholm A., Leliaert F., Sanson M., Afonso-Carrillo J., Tyberghein L., Verbruggen H. & De Clerck O. (2012)
Contrasting geographical distributions as a result of thermal tolerance and long-distance dispersal in two allegedly widespread tropical brown algae
PLoS One 7: e30813
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Leliaert F., Smith D.R., Moreau H., Herron M., Verbruggen H., Delwiche C.F. & De Clerck O. (2012)
Phylogeny and molecular evolution of the green algae
Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 31: 1-46
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Tyberghein L., Verbruggen H., Pauly K., Troupin C., Mineur F. & De Clerck O. (2012)
Bio-ORACLE: a global environmental dataset for marine species distribution modeling
Global Ecology and Biogeography 21: 272-281
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Verbruggen H. & Tribollet A. (2011)
Boring algae
Current Biology 21: R876-R877
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Souffreau C., Verbruggen H., Wolfe A.P., Vanormelingen P., Siver P.A., Cox E.J., Mann D.G., Van de Vijver B., Sabbe K. & Vyverman W. (2011)
A time-calibrated multi-gene phylogeny of the diatom genus Pinnularia
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 61: 866-879
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Leliaert F., Verbruggen H. & Zechman F.W. (2011)
Into the deep: New discoveries at the base of the green plant phylogeny
BioEssays 33: 683-692
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Coppejans E., Leliaert F., Verbruggen H., Prathep A. & De Clerck O. (2011)
Rhipidosiphon lewmanomontiae sp. nov., a new calcified udoteacean species from the central Indo-Pacific based on morphological and molecular investigations (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta)
Phycologia 50: 403-412
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Leliaert F., D'hondt S., Tyberghein L., Verbruggen H. & De Clerck O. (2011)
Atypical development of Chaetomorpha antennina in culture (Cladophorales, Chlorophyta)
Phycological Research 59: 91-97
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LoDuca S.T., Melchin M. & Verbruggen H. (2011)
Complex noncalcified macroalgae from the Silurian of Cornwallis Island, Arctic Canada
Journal of Paleontology 85: 111-121
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Cocquyt E., Gile, G.H., Leliaert F., Verbruggen H., Keeling P.J. & De Clerck O. (2010)
Complex phylogenetic distribution of a non-canonical genetic code in green algae
BMC Evolutionary Biology 10: 327
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Tronholm A., Steen F., Tyberghein L., Leliaert F., Verbruggen H., Ribera Siguan M.A. & De Clerck O. (2010)
Species delimitation, taxonomy and biogeography of Dictyota in Europe (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae)
Journal of Phycology 46: 1301-1321
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Tronholm A., Sansón M., Afonso-Carrillo J., Verbruggen H. & De Clerck O. (2010)
Niche partitioning and the coexistence of two cryptic Dictyota (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) species from the Canary Islands
Journal of Phycology 46: 1075-1087
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Zechman F.W., Verbruggen H., Leliaert F., Buchheim M.A., Fawley M.W., Ashworth M., Spalding H., Pueschel C.M., Buchheim J.A., Verghese B. & Hanisak M.D. (2010)
An unrecognized ancient lineage of green plants persists in deep marine waters
Journal of Phycology 46: 1288-1295
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Cocquyt E., Verbruggen H., Leliaert F. & De Clerck O. (2010)
Evolution and cytological diversification of the green seaweeds (Ulvophyceae)
Molecular Biology and Evolution 27: 2052-2061
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Silberfeld T., Leigh J.W., Verbruggen H., Cruaud C., de Reviers B. & Rousseau F. (2010)
A multi-locus time-calibrated phylogeny of the brown algae (Heterokonta, Ochrophyta, Phaeophyceae): Investigating the evolutionary nature of the brown algal crown radiation
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56: 659-674
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Verbruggen H., Maggs C.A., Saunders G.W., Le Gall L., Yoon H.S. & De Clerck O. (2010)
Data mining approach identifies research priorities and data requirements for resolving the red algal tree of life
BMC Evolutionary Biology 10: 16
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Huisman J., Leliaert F., Verbruggen H. & Cowan R.A. (2009)
Marine benthic plants of Western Australia's shelf-edge atolls
Records of the Western Australian Museum Suppl. 77: 50-87
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Leliaert F., Rueness J., Boedeker C., Maggs C.A., Cocquyt E., Verbruggen H. & De Clerck O. (2009)
Systematics of the marine microfilamentous green algae Uronema curvatum and Urospora microscopica (Chlorophyta)
European Journal of Phycology 44: 487-496
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Zuccarello G.C., Price N., Verbruggen H. & Leliaert F. (2009)
Analysis of a plastid multigene data set and the phylogenetic position of the marine macroalga Caulerpa filiformis (Chlorophyta)
Journal of Phycology 45: 1206-1212
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Leliaert F., Verbruggen H., Wysor B. & De Clerck O. (2009)
DNA taxonomy in morphologically plastic taxa: algorithmic species delimitation in the Boodlea complex (Chlorophyta: Siphonocladales)
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53: 122-133
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Payri C.E. & Verbruggen H. (2009)
Pseudocodium mucronatum, a new species from New Caledonia, and an analysis of the evolution of climatic preferences in the genus (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta)
Journal of Phycology 45: 953-961
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Wynne M.K., Verbruggen H. & Angel D.L. (2009)
The recognition of Caulerpa integerrima (Zanardini) comb. et stat. nov. (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) from the Red Sea
Phycologia 48: 291-301
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Verbruggen H., Vlaeminck C., Sauvage T., Sherwood A.R., Leliaert F. & De Clerck O. (2009)
Phylogenetic analysis of Pseudochlorodesmis strains reveals cryptic diversity above the family level in the siphonous green algae (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta)
Journal of Phycology 45: 726-731
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Verbruggen H., Tyberghein L., Pauly K., Van Nieuwenhuyse K., Vlaeminck C., Kooistra W.H.C.F., Leliaert F. & De Clerck O. (2009)
Macroecology meets macroevolution: evolutionary niche dynamics in the seaweed Halimeda
Global Ecology and Biogeography 18: 393-405
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Leliaert F., Zhang X., Ye N., Malta E.J., Engelen A.E., Mineur F., Verbruggen H. & De Clerck O. (2009)
Identity of the Qingdao algal bloom
Phycological Research 57: 147-151
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Leliaert F., Boedeker C., Pena V., Bunker F., Verbruggen H. & De Clerck O. (2009)
Cladophora rhodolithicola sp. nov. (Cladophorales, Chlorophyta), a diminutive species from European maerl beds
European Journal of Phycology 44: 155-169
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Cocquyt E., Verbruggen H., Leliaert F., Zechman F.W., Sabbe K. & De Clerck O. (2009)
Gain and loss of elongation factor genes in green algae
BMC Evolutionary Biology 9: 39
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Verbruggen H., Ashworth M., LoDuca S.T., Vlaeminck C., Cocquyt E., Sauvage T., Zechman F.W., Littler D.S., Littler M.M., Leliaert F. & De Clerck O. (2009)
A multi-locus time-calibrated phylogeny of the siphonous green algae
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 50: 642-653
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Verbruggen H. & Theriot E.C. (2008)
Building trees of algae: Some advances in phylogenetic and evolutionary analysis
European Journal of Phycology 43: 229-252
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Leliaert F., Wysor B., Verbruggen H., Vlaeminck C. & De Clerck O. (2008)
Phyllodictyon robustum (Setchell et Gardner) comb. nov. (Siphonocladales, Chlorophyta), a morphologically variable species from the tropical Pacific coast of America
Cryptogamie Algologie 29: 217-233
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De Clerck O., Verbruggen H., Huisman J.M., Faye E.J., Leliaert F., Schils T. & Coppejans E. (2008)
Systematics and biogeography of the genus Pseudocodium (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta), including the description of P. natalense sp. nov. from South Africa
Phycologia 47: 225-235
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Maggs C.A., Verbruggen H. & De Clerck O. (2007)
Molecular systematics of red algae: building future structures on firm foundations
In: Brodie J., Lewis J.M. (eds.) Unravelling the algae: the past, present, and future of algal systematics. Taylor and Francis. pp 103-121
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Verbruggen H., Littler D.S. & Littler M.M. (2007)
Halimeda pygmaea and Halimeda pumila (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta): two new dwarf species from fore reef slopes in Fiji and the Bahamas
Phycologia 46: 513-520
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Leliaert F., De Clerck O., Verbruggen H., Boedeker, C. & Coppejans E. (2007)
Molecular phylogeny of the Siphonocladales (Chlorophyta: Cladophorophyceae)
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44: 1237-1256
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Verbruggen H., Leliaert F., Maggs C.A., Shimada S., Schils T., Provan J., Booth D., Murphy S., De Clerck O., Littler D.S., Littler M.M. & Coppejans E. (2007)
Species boundaries and phylogenetic relationships within the green algal genus Codium (Bryopsidales) based on plastid DNA sequences
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44: 240-254
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De Clerck O., Leliaert F., Verbruggen H., Lane C.E., De Paula J.C., Payo D.A. & Coppejans E. (2006)
A revised classification of the Dictyoteae (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) based on rbcL and 26S ribosomal DNA sequence analyses
Journal of Phycology 42: 1271-1288
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Verbruggen H., De Clerck O., N'Yeurt A.D.R., Spalding H. & Vroom P.S. (2006)
Phylogeny and taxonomy of Halimeda incrassata, including descriptions of H. kanaloana and H. heteromorpha spp. nov. (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta)
European Journal of Phycology 41: 337-362
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Verbruggen H., De Clerck O., Schils T., Kooistra W.H.C.F. & Coppejans E. (2005)
Evolution and phylogeography of Halimeda section Halimeda
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 37: 789-803
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Verbruggen H., De Clerck O., Kooistra W.H.C.F. & Coppejans E. (2005)
Molecular and morphometric data pinpoint species boundaries in Halimeda section Rhipsalis (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta)
Journal of Phycology 41: 606-621
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Verbruggen H., De Clerck O. & Coppejans E. (2005)
Deviant segments hamper a morphometric approach towards Halimeda taxonomy
Cryptogamie Algologie 29: 259-274
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Verbruggen H., De Clerck O., Cocquyt E., Kooistra W.H.C.F. & Coppejans E. (2005)
Morphometric taxonomy of siphonous green algae: a methodological study within the genus Halimeda (Bryopsidales)
Journal of Phycology 41: 126-139
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Kooistra W.H.C.F. & Verbruggen H. (2005)
Genetic patterns in the calcified tropical seaweeds Halimeda opuntia, H. distorta, H. hederacea and H. minima (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) provide insights in species boundaries and inter-oceanic dispersal
Journal of Phycology 41: 177-187
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Coppejans E., Leliaert F. & Verbruggen H. (2005)
In: De Clerck O., Bolton J., Anderson R. & Coppejans E. (eds.) Guide to the seaweeds of Kwazulu-Natal. Scripta Botanica Belgica 33: 39-93
Verbruggen H. (2005)
Resegmenting Halimeda. Molecular and morphometric studies of species boundaries within a green algal genus
Doctoral thesis. April 22, 2005. Ghent University. 213 pp.
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Coppejans E., Leliaert F., Verbruggen H., De Clerck O., Schils T., De Vriese T. & Marie D. (2004)
The marine green and brown algae of Rodrigues (Mauritius, Indian Ocean)
Journal of Natural History 38: 2959-3020
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De Clerck O., Coppejans E., Schils T., Verbruggen H., Leliaert F., De Vriese T. & Marie D. (2004)
The marine red algae of Rodrigues (Mauritius, Indian Ocean)
Journal of Natural History 38: 3021-3057
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Schils T., Coppejans E., Verbruggen H., De Clerck O. & Leliaert F. (2004)
The marine flora of Rodrigues (Republic of Mauritius, Indian Ocean): an island with low habitat diversity or one in the process of colonization?
Journal of Natural History 38: 3059-3076
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Verbruggen H. & Kooistra W.H.C.F. (2004)
Morphological characterization of lineages within the calcified tropical seaweed genus Halimeda (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta)
European Journal of Phycology 39: 213-228
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Payri C.E., Pichon M., Benzoni F., N'Yeurt A., Verbruggen H., Andréfouët S. (2003)
Contribution à l'étude de la biodiversité dans les récifs coralliens de Wallis: scléractiniaires et macrophytes
Atelier Marin Wallis 2002: 54 pp.


Verbruggen H. (2001)
The ecology of phosphate uptake by macrophytes, with emphasis on Chara globularis (in Dutch)
Licentiate thesis. June 2001. Catholic University of Leuven.
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