Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Event Information
Bloom Code 23-3492-B3
|Water Body||Cayuga Lake|
|Latitude and Longitude||42.6537, -76.6612|
|Segment||Lakeshore Segment Southeast 1: Elmwood Point to Lake Ridge Point|
|Extent||Small Localized (few properties)|
|Bloom Reported||October 18, 2023|
|Bloom Sampled||October 18, 2023|
|Microscopic Examination||October 18, 2023|
Bloom Genera 
|Total Chlorophyll a||72.2 ug/L|
|Total Microcystin and Nodularins (EPA 546) ||13.2 ug/L|
 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.
Map of HAB event
very sparse bloom along Clearview Rd. in King Ferry, NY.