Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Event Information
Bloom Code 23-3448-B1
Water Body Cayuga Lake
Latitude and Longitude 42.82703, -76.73616
Segment Lakeshore Segment Northwest 4: Schuyler Creek to Canoga Creek
County Seneca
Extent Large Localized
Bloom Reported October 12, 2023
Bloom Sampled October 12, 2023
Microscopic Examination October 12, 2023
Bloom Genera [1]
Microscopy Present Dominant
Bloom Chemistry
Total Chlorophyll a 1780.0 ug/L
Total Microcystin and Nodularins (EPA 546) [2] 897.0 ug/L
[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

observed along the shoreline on Canoga Shores Drive in Seneca Falls