Roanoke Sound

Estuary

Top Facts about Roanoke Sound

  • Located between Roanoke Island and the Barrier Islands
  • Estuaries provide goods and services that are priceless. Also provide necessary nesting and feeding habitats for many aquatic plants and animals.
  • Loggerhead Sea Turtles, Trout, Oysters, Cypress, Tupelo
  • Pamlico, Chowan, Neuse Rivers
  • Threats facing it is Fecal Matters, Excess Nutrients, Dredging, Sea Levels Rising