Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Event Information
Bloom Code 24-3400-B1
Water Body Cayuga Lake
Latitude and Longitude 42.807172, -76.756742
Segment Lakeshore Segment Northwest 4: Schuyler Creek to Canoga Creek
County Seneca
Extent Small Localized (few properties)
Bloom Reported July 05, 2024
Bloom Sampled July 05, 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

Bloom dissipated before sample could be collected.