Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Event Information
Bloom Code 24-3432-B1
Water Body Cayuga Lake
Latitude and Longitude 42.492797, -76.537982
Segment Lakeshore Segment Southwest 2: Cass Park to Glenwood Point
County Tompkins
Extent Large Localized
Bloom Reported June 16, 2024
Bloom Sampled June 16, 2024
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

Calm day, beautiful. No sample collected.