Pamlico Sound

The second largest sound in america!

estuaries are not just important to people but to animals too. people use this beautiful sound to attract tourism and make money (in 2012 made 1.2 billion dollars). the pamlico sound to many different types of animals like the ones shown below.

rivers

there are only two rivers that supply the second largest estuary in america. the two rivers are neuse river and the tar river

Threats to this estuary

Other than the animals you see above there are also many different types of fish including red drum, speckled trout, and flounder. There are not too many threats to this estuary because this estuary is a threat to us! the sea level has been rising and the outer banks are experiencing flooding and some people are only one foot above sea level.