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Dr Leliaert, Frederik [ person on image ]
orcid.org/0000-0002-4627-7318, orcid
www.researcherid.com/rid/A-9162-2009, researcherid

Previous institutes (2)  Top | Publications | Projects | Datasets 
  • Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), more

  • Function: Postdoctoral Research Fellow / Academic Assistant

  • Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Fycologie, more

  • Period: From 1998 till 2013


Expertise:
Thesaurus terms: Biodiversity; Biogeography; Evolution; Molecular biology; Population genetics

Dr. Frederik Leliaert is a post-doctoral researcher and teaching assistant. His research focuses on the biology and evolution of marine organisms. He uses molecular, morphological, ecological and geographical data to study marine biodiversity, historical biogeography, and evolutionary relationships. He teaches various courses, including applied biodiversity and conservation, marine field courses, and practical courses in biostatistics.


Projects (2)  Top | Publications | Projects | Datasets 
  • Diversiteit en evolutie van bacteriële symbionten in de Siphonocladales (Chlorophyta) en hun effecten op groei en morfogenese van de gastheer, more
  • Systematics and biogeography of Siphonocladales-Cladophorales (Chlorophyta, Algae) in the Indian Ocean, more

Datasets (2)  Top | Publications | Projects | Datasets 
  • Presence of the genus Dictyopteris (Dictyotales, Phaeophyta) in the western Indian Ocean between 1985 and 1999, more
  • Presence of the genus Padina (Dictyotales, Phaeophyta) in the western Indian Ocean between 1985 and 1999, more

Publications (132)  Top | Publications | Projects | Datasets 
    ( 102 peer reviewed ) split up
  • Peer reviewed article Arora, M.; Anil, A.C.; Leliaert, F.; Delany, J.; Mesbahi, E. (2013). Tetraselmis indica (Chlorodendrophyceae, Chlorophyta), a new species isolated from salt pans in Goa, India. Eur. J. Phycol. 48(1): 61-78. dx.doi.org/10.1080/09670262.2013.768357, more
  • Peer reviewed article Bert, W.; Leliaert, F.; Vierstraete, A. R.; Vanfleteren, J. R.; Borgonie, G. (2008). Molecular phylogeny of the Tylenchina and evolution of the female gonoduct (Nematoda: Rhabditida). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 48(2): 728-744. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2008.04.011, more
  • Peer reviewed article Boedeker, C.; O’Kelly, C.J.; Star, W.; Leliaert, F. (2012). Molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of the Aegagropila clade (Cladophorales, Ulvophyceae), including the description of Aegagropilopsis gen. nov and Pseudocladophora gen. nov. J. Phycol. 48(3): 808-825. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2012.01145.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article Boedeker, C.; Karsten, U.; Leliaert, F.; Zuccarello, G.C. (2013). Molecular, biochemical and morphological data suggest an affiliation of Spongiochrysis hawaiiensis with the Trentepohliales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta). Phycol. Res. 61(2): 133-144. hdl.handle.net/10.1111/pre.12011, more
  • Peer reviewed article Bolton, J. J.; Coppejans, E.; Anderson, R. J.; De Clerck, O.; Samyn, Y.; Leliaert, F.; Thandar, A. S. (2001). Biodiversity of seaweeds and echinoderms in the western Indian Ocean. S. Afr. J. Sci. = S.-Afr. Tydskr. Wet. 97: 453-454, more
  • Peer reviewed article Bolton, J. J.; Leliaert, F.; De Clerck, O.; Anderson, R. J.; Stegenga, H.; Engledow, H. E. ; Coppejans, E. (2004). Where is the western limit of the tropical Indian Ocean seaweed flora? An analysis of intertidal seaweed biogeography on the east coast of South Africa. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 144(1): 51-59. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-003-1182-9, more
  • Bolton, J.J.; Coppejans, E.; Anderson, R.J.; De Clerck, O.; Samyn, Y.; Leliaert, F.; Thandar, A.S. (2003). Biodiversity studies on seaweeds and echinoderms in the transition between temperate southern Africa and the tropical western lndian Ocean, in: Samyn, Y. Towards an understanding of the shallow-water holothuroid fauna (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) of the western Indian Ocean. pp. 338-339, more
  • Peer reviewed article Casteleyn, G.; Chepurnov, V.A.; Leliaert, F.; Mann, D. G.; Bates, S. S.; Lundholm, N.; Rhodes, L. ; Sabbe, K.; Vyverman, W. (2008). Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (Bacillariophyceae): a cosmopolitan diatom species? Harmful Algae 7(2): 241-257. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2007.08.004, more
  • Casteleyn, G.; Chepurnov, V.A.; Leliaert, F.; Mann, D. G.; Bates, S. S.; Lundholm, N.; Rhodes, L. ; Sabbe, K.; Vyverman, W. (2009). Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (Bacillariophyceae): a cosmopolitan diatom species?, in: Casteleyn, G. Species structure and biogeography of Pseudo-nitzschia pungens = Soortstructuur en biogeografie van Pseudo-nitzschia pungens. pp. 37-64, more
  • Casteleyn, G.; Leliaert, F.; Backeljau, T.; Debeer, A.E.; Kotaki, Y.; Rhodes, L.; Lundholm, N.; Sabbe, K.; Vyverman, W. (2009). Macrogeographic population genetic differentiation in the cosmopolitan marine planktonic diatom Pseudo-nitzschia pungens var. pungens, in: Casteleyn, G. Species structure and biogeography of Pseudo-nitzschia pungens = Soortstructuur en biogeografie van Pseudo-nitzschia pungens. pp. 103-120, more
  • Peer reviewed article Casteleyn, G.; Leliaert, F.; Backeljau, T.; Debeer, A.-E.; Kotaki, Y.; Rhodes, L. L.; Lundholm, N.; Sabbe, K.; Vyverman, W. (2010). Limits to gene flow in a cosmopolitan marine planktonic diatom. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 107(29): 12952-12957. dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1001380107, more
  • Peer reviewed article Ciancia, M.; Alberghina, J.; Arata, P.X.; Benavides, 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. J. Phycol. 48(2): 326-335. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2012.01131.x, more
  • Cocquyt, E.; Leliaert, F.; Verbruggen, H.; De Clerck, O. (2008). Hunting for nuclear markers in green algal lineages: molecular evolution of glucose-6-phosphate isomerase, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) VLIZ Young Scientists' Day, Brugge, Belgium, 29 February 2008: book of abstracts. VLIZ Special Publication, 40: pp. 40, more
  • Cocquyt, E.; Leliaert, F.; Verbruggen, H.; De Clerck, O. (2008). Hunting for nuclear markers in green algal lineages: molecular evolution of glucose-6-phosphate isomerase. Universiteit Gent: Gent. 1 poster pp., more
  • Peer reviewed article 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 Evol. Biol. 9(39). dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2148-9-39, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cocquyt, E.; Verbruggen, H.; Leliaert, F.; De Clerck, O. (2009). Phylogeny and diversification of the green algae inferred from nuclear and chloroplast genes. Phycologia 48(4): 24-25, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cocquyt, E.; Verbruggen, H.; Leliaert, F.; De Clerck, O. (2010). Evolution and cytological diversification of the green seaweeds (Ulvophyceae). Mol. Biol. Evol. 27(9): 2052-2061. dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msq091, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cocquyt, E.; Gile, G. H.; Leliaert, F.; Verbruggen, H.; Keeling, P. J. ; De Clerck, O. (2010). Complex phylogenetic distribution of a noncanonical genetic code in green algae. BMC Evol. Biol. 10: 327. dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2148-10-327, more
  • Peer reviewed article Collado-Vides, L.; Avila, C.; Blair, S.; Leliaert, F.; Rodriguez, D.; Thyberg, T.; Schneider, S.; Rojas, J.; Sweeney, P.; Drury, C.; Lirman, D. (2013). A persistent bloom of Anadyomene J.V. Lamouroux (Anadyomenaceae, Chlorophyta) in Biscayne Bay, Florida. Aquat. Bot. 111: 95-103. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquabot.2013.06.010, more
  • Peer reviewed article Collado-Vides, L.; Blair, S.; Avila, C.; Leliaert, F.; Rodriguez, D.; Lirman, D. (2013). A persistent bloom of Anadyomene J.V. Lamouroux (Anadyomenaceae, Chlorophyta) in Biscayne Bay, Florida. Phycologia 52(4): 19-20, more
  • Coppejans, E.; De Clerck, O.; Leliaert, F.; Dargent, O. (1999). Progress of the taxonomic research on the macroalgae (Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta and Rhodophyta) along the East African coast, in: Richmond, M.D. et al. (2000). Marine science development in Tanzania and eastern Africa: proceedings of the 20th Anniversary Conference on Advances in Marine Science in Tanzania, 28 June-1 July 1999, Zanzibar, Tanzania. pp. 401-418, more
  • Peer reviewed article Coppejans, E.; De Clerck, O.; Leliaert, F. (1999). New Records of the Green-Algal Genus Rhipiliopsis (Udoteaceae, Caulerpales) from Papua New Guinea and the Seychelles Islands, Including the Discription of Rhilpiliopsis papuensis Coppejans, De Clerck etLeliaert, sp. nov. Bot. Mar. 42: 377-382, more
  • Coppejans, E.; Leliaert, F.; De Clerck, O. (2000). Annotated list of new records of marine macroalgae for Kenya and Tanzania, since Isaac's and Jaasund's publications. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 67(1): 31-93, more
  • Coppejans, E.; De Clerck, O.; Leliaert, F.; Dargent, O. (2000). Progress of the taxonomic research on benthic marine algae (Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta and Rhodophyta) along the East African coast, in: Richmond, M.D. et al. Marine science development in Tanzania and eastern Africa: proceedings of the 20th Anniversary Conference on Advances in Marine Science in Tanzania, 28 June-1 July 1999, Zanzibar, Tanzania. , more
  • Peer reviewed article Coppejans, E.; De Clerck, O.; Leliaert, F. (2001). Marine brown algae (Phaeophyta) from the north coast of Papua New Guinea, with a description of Dictyota magneana sp. nov. Cryptogam., Algol. 22(1): 15-40. dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0181-1568(00)01047-3, more
  • Peer reviewed article Coppejans, E.; Leliaert, F.; Dargent, O.; De Clerck, O. (2001). Marine green algae (Chlorophyta) from the north coast of Papua New Guinea. Cryptogam., Algol. 22(4): 375-443. dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0181-1568(01)01070-4, more
  • Peer reviewed article Coppejans, E.; Leliaert, F.; Schils, T. (2002). New records of marine benthic algae for the Mozambican coast, collected at Inhaca Island. S. Afr. J. Bot. 68(3): 342-348, more
  • Coppejans, E.; De Clerck, O.; Leliaert, F.; Schils, T.; Engledow, H.; Verbruggen, J. (2004). Seaweeds as indicators of biodiversity in marine benthic ecosystems, in: Segers, H. et al. (Ed.) 'Scientific tools for biodiversity conservation: monitoring, modelling and experiments': Proceedings of the 5th meeting of the European Platform for Biodiversity Research Strategy meeting held under the Belgian EU Presidency, 2-4 December 2001, Brussels. pp. 204, more
  • Peer reviewed article 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). J. Nat. Hist. 38(23-24): 2959-3020. dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222930410001695024, more
  • Coppejans, E.; Leliaert, F.; Verbruggen, H. (2005). Green algae Chlorophyceae, in: De Clerck, O. et al. Guide to the seaweeds of KwaZulu-Natal. Scripta Botanica Belgica, 33: pp. 39-93, more
  • Peer reviewed article Coppejans, E.; Leliaert, F.; Dargent, O.; Gunasekara, R.; De Clerck, O. (2009). Sri Lankan seaweeds: Methodologies and field guide to the dominant species. Abc Taxa, 6. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussel. viii, 264 pp., more
  • Coppejans, E.; Prathep, A.; Lewmanomont, K.; Leliaert, F.; De Clerck, O. (2010). Seaweeds of Mu Ko Tha Lae Tai (SE Thailand): Methodologies and field guide to the dominant species. BRT Book Series, 11. Biodiversity Research and Training Program: Bangkok. 274 pp., more
  • Peer reviewed article Coppejans, E.; Leliaert, F.; Verbruggen, H.; Prathep, A.; De Clerck, O. (2011). Rhipidosiphon lewmanomontiae sp. nov. (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta), a calcified udoteacean alga from the central Indo-Pacific based on morphological and molecular investigations. Phycologia 50(4): 403-412. dx.doi.org/10.2216/10-90.1, more
  • Peer reviewed article Coppejans, E.; De Clerck, G.; Leliaert, F. (1999). A new species of the diminutive subtidal green alga Rhipiliopsis (Caulerpales), with a review of the monostromatic members of the genus. Bot. Mar. 42: 377-382, more
  • Peer reviewed article Coppejans, E.; De Clerck, O.; Leliaert, F. (1998). Caulerpa sedoides var. geminata (Chlorophyta) from Papua New Guinea, and a reappraisal of the different forms of C. sedoides. Phycol. Res. 45: 131-137, more
  • Peer reviewed article 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). J. Nat. Hist. 38(23-24): 3021-3057. dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222930410001695033, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Clerck, O.; Lane, C.; Leliaert, F.; Payo, D.A.; Coppejans, E. (2005). The Dictyotales revisited: a morphological and molecular perspective. Phycologia 44(4): 26-26, more
  • Peer reviewed article 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. J. Phycol. 42(6): 1271-1288. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2006.00279.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article 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(2): 225-235. dx.doi.org/10.2216/07-79.1, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Clerck, O.; Verbruggen, H.; Tyberghein, L.; Leliaert, F. (2011). Historical biogeography, diversification and niche shifts of marine macroalgae. Eur. J. Phycol. 46(Supplement 1): 98-98, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Clerck, O.; Bogaert, K.A.; Leliaert, F. (2012). Diversity and evolution of algae: primary endosymbiosis, in: Bourgougnon, N. (Ed.) Genomic insights into the biology of Algae. Advances in Botanical Research, 64: pp. 55-86. dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-391499-6.00002-5, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Clerck, O.; Guiry, M.D.; Leliaert, F.; Samyn, Y.; Verbruggen, H. (2013). Algal taxonomy: a road to nowhere? J. Phycol. 49(2): 215-225. hdl.handle.net/10.1111/jpy.12020, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Smedt, G.; De Clerck, O.; Leliaert, F.; Coppejans, E.; Liao, L. M. (2001). Morphology and systematics of the genus Halymenia C. Agardh (Halymeniales, Rhodophyta) in the Philippines. Nova Hedwigia 73(3-4): 293-322, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Smet, G.; De Clerck, O.; Leliaert, F.; Liao, L.; Coppejans, E. [s.d.]. Morphology and systematics of the genus Halymenia (Halymeniales, Rhodophyta) in the Philippines. Nova Hedwigia accepted, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Wever, A.; Leliaert, F.; Verleyen, E.; Vanormelingen, P.; Van der Gucht, K.; Hodgson, D.A.; Sabbe, K.; Vyverman, W. (2009). Hidden levels of phylodiversity in Antarctic green algae: further evidence for the existence of glacial refugia. Proc. - Royal Soc., Biol. Sci. 276(1673): 3591-3599. dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2009.0994, more
  • Peer reviewed article Del Cortona, A.; Leliaert, F.; Verbruggen, H.; Lopez-Bautista, J.; Vandepoele, K.; De Clerck, O. (2015). Towards an understanding of the cytological diversity of green seaweeds (Ulvophyceae). Eur. J. Phycol. 50(Supplement 1): 217-217, more
  • Del Cortona, A.; Leliaert, F.; Vandepoele, K.; De Clerck, O. (2015). Comparative transcriptomics and green seaweeds: a novel approach to unravel the remarkable morphology of Ulvophyceae, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Scientists’ Day. Brugge, Belgium, 20 February 2015. VLIZ Special Publication, 71: pp. 54, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fuciková, 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. Front. Ecol. Environ. 2: 63. hdl.handle.net/10.3389/fevo.2014.00063 , more
  • Hoffmann, M.; Adam, S.; Baert, L.; Bonte, D.; Chavatte, N.; Claus, R.; De Belder, W.; De Fré, B.; Degraer, S.; De Groote, D.; Dekoninck, W.; Desender, K.; Devos, K.; Engledow, H.; Grootaert, P.; Hardies, N.; Leliaert, F.; Maelfait, J.-P.; Monbaliu, J.; Pollet, M.; Provoost, S.; Stichelmans, E.; Toorman, E.; Van Nieuwenhuyse, H.; Vercruysse, E.; Vincx, M.; Wittoeck, J. (2005). Integrated monitoring of nature restoration along ecotones, the example of the Yser Estuary, in: Herrier, J.-L. et al. (Ed.) Proceedings 'Dunes and Estuaries 2005': International Conference on nature restoration practices in European coastal habitats, Koksijde, Belgium 19-23 September 2005. VLIZ Special Publication, 19: pp. 191-208, more
  • Peer reviewed article Hollants, J.; Leliaert, F.; De Clerck, O.; Willems, A. (2010). How endo- is endo-? Surface sterilization of delicate samples: A Bryopsis (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) case study. Symbiosis 51(1): 131-138. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13199-010-0068-0, more
  • Hollants, J.; Leroux, O.; Leliaert, F.; De Clerck, O.; Willems, A. (2011). The art nouveau of biology: exhibiting seaweed-bacterial symbioses, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day, Brugge, Belgium 25 February 2011: book of abstracts. pp. 38, more
  • Peer reviewed article Hollants, J.; Leroux, O.; Leliaert, F.; Decleyre, H.; De Clerck, O.; Willems, A. (2011). Who is in there? Exploration of endophytic bacteria within the siphonous green seaweed Bryopsis (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta). PLoS One 6(10): e26458. dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0026458, more
  • Peer reviewed article Hollants, J.; Decleyre, H.; Leliaert, F.; De Clerck, O.; Willems, A. (2011). Life without a cell membrane: challenging the specificity of bacterial endophytes within Bryopsis (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta). BMC Microbiol. 11(255): 10. hdl.handle.net/10.1186/1471-2180-11-255, more
  • Peer reviewed article 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. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 67(3): 608-614. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2013.02.025, more
  • Peer reviewed article Hollants, J.; Leliaert, F.; Verbruggen, H.; Willems, A.; De Clerck, O. (2013). Permanent residents or temporary lodgers: characterizing intracellular bacterial communities in the siphonous green alga Bryopsis. Proc. - Royal Soc., Biol. Sci. 280(1754): 8 pp. dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2012.2659, more
  • Peer reviewed article Hollants, J.; Leliaert, F.; De Clerck, O.; Willems, A. (2013). What we can learn from sushi: a review on seaweed-bacterial associations. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 83(1): 1-16. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6941.2012.01446.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article Huisman, J.M.; Leliaert, F.; Verbruggen, H.; Townsend, R.A. (2009). Marine benthic plants of Western Australia’s shelf-edge atolls. Rec. W. Aust. Mus. Suppl. 77: 50-87, more
  • Leliaert, F. (1996). Taxonomisch morfologische studie van het Siphonocladales-Cladophorales complex in Papoea Nieuw-Guinea en Indonesië. BSc Thesis. Universiteit Gent. Faculteit Wetenschappen: Gent. 2 vol. pp., more
  • Leliaert, F. (1999). Marine benthic macroalgae and seagrasses of the Socotra Archipelago, in: [s.d.] pp. 12, more
  • Leliaert, F. (2004). Taxonomic and phylogenetic studies in the Cladophorophyceae (Chlorophyta). PhD Thesis. Universiteit Gent. Faculteit Wetenschappen: Gent. 294 pp., more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F. (2008). Book review: Kraft, Gerald T. 2007 – Algae of Australia. Marine Benthic Algae of Lord Howe Island and the Southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green Algae. Canberra, Melbourne, CSIRO Publishing. 347 pp, hardcover. Cryptogam., Algol. 29(2): 187-188, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Coppejans, E.; De Clerck, O. (1998). The Siphonocladales sensu Egerod (Chlorophyta) from Papua New Guinea and Indonesia (Snellius-II expedition). Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belg. 130(2): 177-197, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Anderson, R. J. ; Bolton, J. J.; Coppejans, E. (2000). Subtidal understorey algal community structure in kelp beds around the Cape Peninsula (Western Cape, South Africa). Bot. Mar. 43(4): 359-366. dx.doi.org/10.1515/BOT.2000.036, more
  • Leliaert, F.; Anderson, R. J. ; Bolton, J. J.; Coppejans, E. (2001). Subtidal understorey algal community structure in kelp beds around the Cape Peninsula (Western Cape, South Africa), in: VLIZ Young Scientists' Day, Brugge, Belgium 23 February 2001: book of abstracts. VLIZ Special Publication, 1: pp. 48, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; De Clerck, O.; Bolton, J. J.; Coppejans, E. (2001). New records of the Chlorophyta from South Africa, with the emphasis on the marine benthic flora of KwaZulu-Natal. S. Afr. J. Bot. 67(3): 450-459, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Vanreusel, W.; De Clerck, O.; Coppejans, E. (2001). Epiphytes on the seagrasses of Zanzibar Island (Tanzania), floristic and ecological aspects. Belg. J. Bot. 134(1): 3-20, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Rousseau, F.; de Reviers, B.; Coppejans, E. (2003). Phylogeny of the Cladophorophyceae (Chlorophyta) inferred from partial LSU rRNA gene sequences: is the recognition of a separate order Siphonocladales justified? Eur. J. Phycol. 38(3): 233-246. dx.doi.org/10.1080/1364253031000136376, more
  • Leliaert, F.; Rousseau, F.; de Reviers, B.; Coppejans, E. (2003). Phylogeny of the Cladophorophyceae (Chlorophyta) inferred from partial LSU rRNA gene sequences: is the recognition of a separate order Siphonocladales justified?, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) VLIZ Young Scientists' Day, Brugge, Belgium 28 February 2003: book of abstracts. VLIZ Special Publication, 12: pp. 43, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; De Clerck, O.; Verbruggen, H.; Boedeker, C.; Coppejans, E. (2007). Molecular phylogeny of the Siphonocladales (Chlorophyta: Cladophorophyceae). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 44(3): 1237-1256. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2007.04.016, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Huisman, J.M.; Coppejans, E. (2007). Phylogenetic position of Boodlea vanbosseae (Siphonocladales, Chlorophyta). Cryptogam., Algol. 28(4): 337-351, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Millar, A. J. K.; Vlaeminck, C.; Coppejans, E. (2007). Systematics of the green macroalgal genus Chamaedoris Montagne (Siphonocladales), with an emended description of the genus Struvea Sonder. Phycologia 46(6): 709-725. dx.doi.org/10.2216/07-51.1, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Malta, E.-J.; Engelen, A.H.; Mineur, F.; De Clerck, O. (2008). Quindao algal bloom culprit identified. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 56(9): 1516, more
  • Peer reviewed article 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. Cryptogam., Algol. 29(3): 217-233, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Hollants, J.; Willems, A.; De Clerck, O. (2009). Diversity of bacterial endosymbionts in siphonous and siphonocladalean green algae. Phycologia 48(4): 74, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Zhang, X.; Ye, N.; Malta, E.-J.; Engelen, A. H.; Mineur, F.; Verbruggen, H.; De Clerck, O. (2009). The identity of the Qingdao algal bloom. Phycol. Res. 57(2): 147-151. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1835.2009.00532.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article 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). Eur. J. Phycol. 44(4): 487-496. dx.doi.org/10.1080/09670260903229540, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Boedeker, C.; Peña, V.; Bunker, F.; Verbruggen, H.; De Clerck, O. (2009). Cladophora rhodolithicola sp. nov. (Cladophorales, Chlorophyta), a diminutive species from European maerl beds. Eur. J. Phycol. 44(2): 155-169. dx.doi.org/10.1080/09670260802573113, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Verbruggen, H.; Wysor, B.; De Clerck, O. (2009). DNA taxonomy in morphologically plastic taxa: Algorithmic species delimitation in the Boodlea complex (Chlorophyta: Cladophorales). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 53(1): 122-133. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2009.06.004, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Verbruggen, H.; Zechman, F. W. (2011). Into the deep: new discoveries at the base of the green plant phylogeny. BioEssays 33(9): 683-692. dx.doi.org/10.1002/bies.201100035, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Payo, D. A.; Calumpong, H. P.; De Clerck, O. (2011). Chaetomorpha philippinensis (Cladophorales, Chlorophyta), a new marine microfilamentous green alga from tropical waters. Phycologia 50(4): 384-391. dx.doi.org/10.2216/10-76.1, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; D'hondt, S.; Tyberghein, L.; Verbruggen, H.; De Clerck, O. (2011). Atypical development of Chaetomorpha antennina in culture (Cladophorales, Chlorophyta). Phycol. Res. 59(2): 91-97. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1835.2010.00604.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Payo, D.A.; Tronholm, A.; Verbruggen, H.; De Clerck, O. (2011). DNA-based species delimitation in algae. Eur. J. Phycol. 46(Supplement 1): 29-29, more
  • Leliaert, F.; De Clerck, O.; Coppejans, E. (2011). Marine macroalgae, seaweeds, in: Richmond, M. (Ed.) A field guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. pp. 80-105, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Smith, D.R.; Moreau, H.; Herron, M.D.; Verbruggen, H.; Delwiche, C.F.; De Clerck, O. (2012). Phylogeny and molecular evolution of the green algae. Crit. Rev. Plant Sci. 31(1): 1-46. hdl.handle.net/10.1080/07352689.2011.615705, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Hollants, J.; Verbruggen, H.; Willems, A.; De Clerck, O. (2012). Diversity and evolution of endosymbiotic bacteria in the siphonous green alga Bryopsis (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta). J. Phycol. 48: S10-S10, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Payo, D.A.; De Clerck, O. (2013). The geographic scale of speciation in the marine red alga Portieria. Phycologia 52(4): 60-61, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Verbruggen, H.; Vanormelingen , P.; Steen, F.; López-Bautista, J.M.; Zuccarello, G.C.; De Clerck, O. (2014). DNA-based species delimitation in algae. Eur. J. Phycol. 49(2): 179–196. hdl.handle.net/10.1080/09670262.2014.904524, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Verbruggen, H.; D'hondt, S.; López-Bautista, J.M.; De Clerck, O. (2014). The forgotten genus Pseudoderbesia (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta). Cryptogam., Algol. 35(3): 207-219. hdl.handle.net/10.7872/crya.v35.iss3.2014.207 , more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Tronholm, A.; Lemieux, C.; Turmel, M.; DePriest, M.S.; Bhattacharya, D.; Karol, K.G.; Fredericq, S.; Zechman, F.W.; López-Bautista, J.M. (2016). Chloroplast phylogenomic analyses reveal the deepest-branching lineage of the Chlorophyta, Palmophyllophyceae class. nov. NPG Scientific Reports 6(25367): 13 pp. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/srep25367, more
  • Leliaert, F.; Boedeker, C. (2007). Cladophorales, in: Brodie, J. et al. (Ed.) The green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. 131-183, more
  • Leliaert, F.; Coppejans, E. (1998). The Siphonocladales sensu Egerod from Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 65: 161-162, more
  • Leliaert, F.; Coppejans, E. (1998). The Siphonocladales sensu Egerod from Papua New Guinea and Indonesia, in: Beeckman, T. et al. (Ed.) Populations: Natural and Manipulated, Symposium organized by the Royal Society of Natural Sciences Dodonaea, University of Gent, 29 October 1997. Biologisch Jaarboek (Dodonaea), 65: pp. 161-162, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Coppejans, E. (2003). The marine species of Cladophora (Chlorophyta) from the South African East Coast. Nova Hedwigia 76(1-2): 45-82. dx.doi.org/10.1127/0029-5035/2003/0076-0045, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Coppejans, E. (2004). Crystalline cell inclusions: a new diagnostic character in the Cladophorophyceae (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 43(2): 189-203. dx.doi.org/10.2216/i0031-8884-43-2-189.1, more
  • Leliaert, F.; Coppejans, E. (2004). Seagrasses and seaweeds, in: Standard Survey Methods for Key Habitats and Key Species in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden. PERSGA Technical Series No. 10. PERSGA, Jeddah. pp. 101-124, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Coppejans, E. (2006). A revision of Cladophoropsis Børgesen (Siphonocladales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 45(6): 657-679. dx.doi.org/10.2216/06-07.1, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Coppejans, E. (2006). Cladophora mamillata (Cladophorophyceae, Chlorophyta): a little-known algal species from New Caledonia. Belg. J. Bot. 139(1): 120-123, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Coppejans, E. (2007). Systematics of two deep-water species from the Indo-West Pacific: Struvea gardineri A.Gepp & E.Gepp and Phyllodictyon orientale (A.Gepp & E.Gepp) Kraft & M.J.Wynne (Siphonocladales, Chlorophyta). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 153(2): 115-132. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2007.00594.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Coppejans, E. (2007). Morphological re-assessment of the Boodlea composita–Phyllodictyon anastomosans species complex (Siphonocladales: Chlorophyta). Aust. Syst. Bot. 20(2): 161-185. dx.doi.org/10.1071/SB06031, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Coppejans, E.; De Clerck, O. (1997). The Siphonocladales sensu Egerod (Chlorophyta) from Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. Belg. J. Bot. 130: 177-197, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Lopez-Bautista, J. (2015). Horizontal gene transfer from bacteria to the chloroplast genomes of siphonous green algae (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta). Eur. J. Phycol. 50(Supplement 1): 151-151, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leliaert, F.; Lopez-Bautista, J.M. (2015). The chloroplast genomes of Bryopsis plumosa and Tydemania expeditiones (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta): compact genomes and genes of bacterial origin. BMC Genom. 16: 204. hdl.handle.net/10.1186/s12864-015-1418-3, more
  • Peer reviewed article Melton, J.T.; Leliaert, F.; Tronholm, A.; Lopez-Bautista, J.M. (2015). The complete chloroplast and mitochondrial genomes of the green macroalga Ulva sp. UNA00071828 (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta). PLoS One 10(4): e0121020. hdl.handle.net/10.1371/journal.pone.0121020, more
  • Peer reviewed article Payo, D.A.; Leliaert, F.; Verbruggen, H.; Calumpong, H.; De Clerck, O. (2009). Evolution and species boundaries of the Portieria-complex (Rhodophyta: Gigartinales). Phycologia 48(4): 103, more
  • Peer reviewed article 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. Proc. - Royal Soc., Biol. Sci. 280(1753). dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2012.2660, more
  • Pröschold, T.; Leliaert, F. (2007). Systematics of the green algae: conflict of classic and modern approaches, in: Brodie, J. et al. (Ed.) Unravelling the algae: the past, present, and future of algal systematics. The Systematics Association Special Volume Series, 75: pp. 123-153, more
  • Peer reviewed article Schils, T.; De Clerck, O.; Leliaert, F.; Bolton, J. J.; Coppejans, E. (2001). The change in macroalgal assemblages through the Saldanha Bay/Langebaan Lagoon ecosystem (South Africa). Bot. Mar. 44(3): 295-305. dx.doi.org/10.1515/BOT.2001.038, more
  • Schils, T.; De Clerck, O.; Leliaert, F.; Bolton, J. J.; Coppejans, E. (2001). The change in macroalgal assemblages through the Saldanha Bay/Langebaan Lagoon ecosystem (South Africa), in: VLIZ Young Scientists' Day, Brugge, Belgium 23 February 2001: book of abstracts. VLIZ Special Publication, 1: pp. 56, more
  • Peer reviewed article 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? J. Nat. Hist. 38(23-24): 3059-3076. dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222930410001695042, more
  • Peer reviewed article Silberfeld, T.; Bittner, L.; Fernandez-Garcia, C.; Cruaud, C.; Rousseau, F.; de Reviers, B.; Leliaert, F.; Payri, C.E.; De Clerck, O. (2013). Species diversity, phylogeny and large scale biogeographic patterns of the Genus Padina (Phaeophyceae, Dictyotales). J. Phycol. 49(1): 130-142. dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpy.12027, more
  • Peer reviewed article Skaloud, P.; Kalina, T.; Nemjová, K.; De Clerck, O.; Leliaert, F. (2013). Morphology and phylogenetic position of the freshwater green microalgae Chlorochytrium (Chlorophyceae) and Scotinosphaera (Scotinosphaerales, ord. nov., Ulvophyceae). J. Phycol. 49(1): 115-129. hdl.handle.net/10.1111/jpy.12021, more
  • Peer reviewed article Skaloud, P.; Peksa, O.; Rindi, F.; Nemcova, Y.; Elias, M.; Leliaert, F.; Kalina, T.; Neustupa, J. (2013). Evolving out of the water: uncovering the hidden diversity in aerophytic green algae. Phycologia 52(4): 102-103, more
  • Peer reviewed article Steen, F.; Vieira, V.; Leliaert, F.; Payri, E.C.; De Clerck, O. (2015). Biogeographic affinities of Dictyotales from Madagascar: a phylogenetic approach. Cryptogam., Algol. 36(2): 129-141. hdl.handle.net/10.7872/crya.v36.iss2.2015.129 , more
  • Peer reviewed article 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). J. Phycol. 46(6): 1301-1321. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2010.00908.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article Tronholm, A.; Leliaert, F.; Sansón, 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(1): e30813. hdl.handle.net/10.1371/journal.pone.0030813, more
  • Peer reviewed article Tronholm, A.; Afonso-Carrillo, J.; Sanson, M.; Leliaert, F.; Fernandez-Garcia, C.; De Clerck, O. (2013). Taxonomy of the Dictyota ciliolata-crenulata complex (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 52(2): 171-181. dx.doi.org/10.2216/12-005.1, more
  • Peer reviewed article van Gremberghe, I.; Leliaert, F.; Mergeay, J.; Vanormelingen, P.; Van der Gucht, K.; Debeer, A.-E.; Lacerot, G.; De Meester, L.; Vyverman, W. (2011). Lack of phylogeographic structure in the freshwater cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa suggests global dispersal. PLoS One 6(5): e19561. dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0019561, more
  • Peer reviewed article Vannerum, K.; Huysman, M.J.J.; De Rycke, R.; Vuylsteke, M.; Leliaert, F.; Pollier, J.; Lütz-Meindl, U.; Gillard, J.; De Veylder, L.; Goossens, A.; Inzé, D.; Vyverman, W. (2011). Transcriptional analysis of cell growth and morphogenesis in the unicellular green alga Micrasterias (Streptophyta), with emphasis on the role of expansin. BMC Plant Biol. 11(128). dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2229-11-128, more
  • Peer reviewed article 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. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 44(1): 240-254. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2007.01.009, more
  • Peer reviewed article 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). J. Phycol. 45(3): 726-731. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2009.00690.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article 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. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 50(3): 642-653. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2008.12.018, more
  • Peer reviewed article Verbruggen, H.; Tyberghein, L.; Pauly, K.; Vlaeminck, C.; Van Nieuwenhuyze, K.; Kooistra, W.H.C.F.; Leliaert, F.; De Clerck, O. (2009). Macroecology meets macroevolution: evolutionary niche dynamics in the seaweed Halimeda. Glob. Ecol. Biogeogr. 18(4): 393-405. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1466-8238.2009.00463.x, more
  • Verbruggen, H.; Tyberghein, L.; Pauly, K.; Vlaeminck, C.; Van Nieuwenhuyze, K.; Kooistra, W.H.C.F.; Leliaert, F.; De Clerck, O. (2011). Macroecology meets macroevolution: evolutionary niche dynamics in the seaweed Halimeda, in: Pauly, K. GIS-based environmental analysis, remote sensing and niche modeling of seaweed communities. pp. 67-96, more
  • Verbruggen, H.; Tyberghein, L.; Pauly, K.; Vlaeminck, C.; Van Nieuwenhuyze, K.; Kooistra, W.H.C.F.; Leliaert, F.; De Clerck, O. (2012). Macroecology meets macroevolution: evolutionary niche dynamics in the seaweed Halimeda, in: Tyberghein, L. Evolution, diversity and niche dynamics of seaweeds. pp. 68-97, more
  • Peer reviewed article Vieira, C.; Leliaert, F.; Payri, C.; De Clerck, O. (2013). The role of adaptive and non-adaptive processes in marine algal speciation. Phycologia 52(4): 117-117, more
  • Vranken, S.; Bosch, S.; Peña, V.P.; Leliaert, F.; Mineur, F.; De Clerck, O. (2016). The risk of aquarium trade toward introductions of seaweed in European waters, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Scientist Day. Brugge, Belgium, 12 February 2016. VLIZ Special Publication, 75: pp. 137, more
  • Peer reviewed article Vyverman, W.; Verleyen, E.; Wilmotte, A.; Hodgson, D.A.; Willems, A.; Peeters, K.; Van de Vijver, B.; De Wever, A.; Leliaert, F.; Sabbe, K. (2010). Evidence for widespread endemism among Antarctic micro-organisms. Polar Science 4(2): 103-113. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polar.2010.03.006, more
  • Peer reviewed article Wynne, M.J.; Leliaert, F. (2001). Pedobesia simplex (Kützing) comb. nov. (Chlorophyta), a new name for P. lamourouxii and its first report from the Indian Ocean. Cryptogam., Algol. 22(1): 3-14, more
  • Yazdani Foshtomi, M.; Braeckman, U.; Derycke, S.; Leliaert, F.; Willems, A.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2016). The interaction between macro and micro-organisms affects biogeochemical cycles in coastal sediments, in: Degraer, S. et al. (Ed.) North Sea Open Science Conference 7-10/11/2016. Abstract Booklet. pp. 38, more
  • Peer reviewed article Zechman, F. W.; Verbruggen, H.; Leliaert, F.; Ashworth, M.; Buchheim, M.A.; Fawley, M.W.; 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. J. Phycol. 46(6): 1288-1295. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2010.00900.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article Zhu, H.; Leliaert, F.; Zhao, Z.-J.; Xia, S.; Hu, Z.-Y.; Liu, G-X. (2015). Ulvella tongshanensis (Ulvellaceae, Chlorophyta), a new freshwater species from China, and an emended morphological circumscription of the genus Ulvella. Fottea 15(1): 95-104. hdl.handle.net/10.5507/fot.2015.008, more
  • Peer reviewed article Zuccarello, G. C.; Price, N.; Verbruggen, H.; Leliaert, F. (2009). Analysis of a plastid multigene dataset and the phylogenetic position of the marine macroalga Caulerpa filiformis (Chlorophyta). J. Phycol. 45(5): 1206-1212. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2009.00731.x, more

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