The Roanoke Sound

Found in North Carolina, drains into southeastern Virginia.

The Importance of Estuaries

The most important thing that an estuary does, is be a place for fish to breed, nest, and lay eggs. They are usually called nurseries.

Animals in the Roanoke

-Cattails

-Sawgrass

-Giant cordgrass

-Black needlerush

-The Blue Crab

The Neuse and PamlIco river flows into the Croatan Sound, which is near the Roanoke. The Lost Colony was in Roanoke. The Croatan separates the Roanoke from land.