Croatan Sound

Location!

It is a small sound on the Outer banks. It basically separates Roanoke Island and the towns of Wanchese and Manteo from the mainland,

Importance of the Croatan Sound

The Croatan Sound is home to many types of marine life from large ocean fish to the small shellfish. It provides a food source for the inhabitants of the areas around the sound.

Threats to the Croatan Sound

Deforestation is a big threat to the Croatan ecosystem. The large pines are home to a lot of wildlife. Without the forest there wouldn't be anywhere for the animals to live or find protection.

Streams that flow into the Croatan Sound