pamlico sound

by montgomery coudriet

location

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

oysters

shrimp

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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