The Pamlico Sound
North Carolina's Largest Estuary
Why is the Pamlico Sound Important?
Wildlife and Geography in the Pamlico Sound
The Pamlico Sound is well known for the large striped bass that inhabit the area. Fishing is a popular activity in North Carolina especially in the Pamlico! In addition to the amazing bass found here; crabs, pink shrimp, logger sea head turtles and bald eagles are found in Pamlico!
Not really though! North Carolina is a leading state in marine biology research! Recently, they Ocearch Shark Tracking and located a female shark (2,300 pounds) in the Pamlico Sound!
A Map of Pamlico
Hear is a visual representation of the Pamlico Sound. As you can see, it is separated by thin barrier islands!
Earth and Environmental Science
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