pamlico sound

by montgomery coudriet


located on the east coast starting at manteo and ending at portsman island
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importance of estuaries

they are the home of thousands of marine species. thy also help filter and protect the waters

plants and animals found in this estuary

spawning fish

blue crabs



logger head sea turtle

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rivers, streams, and waterways

there are many rivers streams and waterways that flow into the pamlico sound. some of these include the nuese river basin, the roanoke basin, and the chowan
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threats to pamlico sound

excessive nutrients- which disturb natural water balances

toxic materials- these chemicals can cause death among the wildlife

erosion- whenever it rains it erodes away at the land around the sound

habitat loss- the habitats are being damaged and all the wildlife has nowhere to live causing in a decrease in wildlife population

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