By: John Gizdic
core sound info
core sound is located between carteret county and core banks. the importance of core sound is that it is a nursery to young wild life living in it and it protects the other plants and animals that live there it also protects the coast from flooding and storm damage. core sound estuary has and abundance of plant and animal life such as brown shrimp,sea turtles, pink shrimp, blue crabs. plants range from things like sea grass, and alga's. the core sound estuary has multiple rivers feeding it like the north river, Newport river and part of the neuse river.some threats to core sound is pollution from nearby towns and over fishing for sea food has caused population to drop there.