Pamlico Sound

Olga Gamez


Pamlico is located along the North American East Coast.

Importance of Estuaries

Estuaries are important because they are goods and other things. They also provide habitats and food for plants and animals.

Animals that live in Pamlico Sound

  • Red Drum
  • Speckled trout
  • Flounder
  • Striped Bass
  • Kingfish

rivers that flow into Pamlico Sound

5 main rivers that flow into the Pamlico Sound are:

The Chowan, Roanoke, Pasquotank, Tar-Pamlico, and Neuse.


Some threats that NC's estuarys face are changes in the land that it borders, excess toxins cause plants in the estuary to over grow .