Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Event Information
Bloom Code 23-3459-B7
Water Body Cayuga Lake
Latitude and Longitude 42.854948, -76.707383
Segment Lakeshore Segment Northeast 3: Harris Park to Frontenac Park
County Cayuga
Extent Widespread
Bloom Reported October 26, 2023
Bloom Sampled October 26, 2023
Microscopic Examination
Bloom Genera [1]
Microscopy Present Dominant
Bloom Chemistry
[1] Genera - plural of genus, a category of classification in biology that ranks between the family level and the species level. Because there are many different species of bacteria that are difficult to distinguish, it is more useful to classify bacteria by genus rather than species.
[2] Microcystin
Map of HAB event
Bloom Description

Bloom was observed widespread along several adjacent shorelines on Backus Rd. and Springport Cove Rd.