Pamlico Sound

by: Bethany Rasmussen

All about Pamlico Sound

Pamlico sound is located by the Outerbanks. Estuaries are important because theey bring in nutrients from surronding watersheds. Since they get a lot of nutrients they are home to many plants and animals. Some of the animals that live there are clams, Atlantic Sturgeon, West Indian manatee, Striped bass and even some eels.

Rivers, Streams and waterways that lead into Pamlico sound

Pamlico sound is the second biggest estuary in the US, which means there are a lot of rivers, streams and waterways that connect to create the sound. Some of the rivers that are in the sound are the White Oak and Chowan rivers. The sound is also home to many rivr basins such as the Roanoke, Tar-Pamlico, Neuse and Pasquotank.
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