Pamlico Sound

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Pam·li·co Sound

An inlet of the Atlantic Ocean between the eastern coast of North Carolina and the Outer Banks.
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Pamlico Sound

(Placename) an inlet of the Atlantic between the E coast of North Carolina and its chain of offshore islands. Length: 130 km (80 miles)
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Pam′li•co Sound′

(ˈpæm lɪˌkoʊ)
a sound between the North Carolina mainland and coastal islands.
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Uncle Salters, returned the night before with Penn, from Pamlico Sound, received him suspiciously.
Richard Andrews' of Inner Banks Waterfowl hosts raiding parties of sea duck hunters on Pamlico Sound.
ABSTRACT Several restored oyster (Crassostrea virginica Gmelin) reefs in Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, have experienced recent population crashes, potentially caused in part by clionid boring sponge infestation of the marl rock (a calcium carbonate-mud composite material) commonly used as a reef substrate and of the shells of oysters that colonize the marl reef foundation.
By the agency's best guess, nearly 20,000 of the animals live in separate southern and northern migratory groups near the coast, more than 81,000 live in deep waters off the continental shelf and a group of about 785 live in the Pamlico Sound off the coast of North Carolina.
Adult (age-4+) red drum moved from overwintering grounds on the continental shelf through inlets into Pamlico Sound in spring and summer months and departed in fall.
Cagle, now 40, grew up in Greenville, N.C., hunting deer with his brother Mark, a game warden, and started work as a dog trainer in seventh grade, "scooping poop and throwing dummies." He first hunted ducks with best friend Jeff Barwick and Jeff's father Jim, a veterinarian, on public lands like the Tar, Neusef and the Roanoke Rivers on famed Pamlico Sound. Cagle played second base at NC State for two years before quitting so "I could hunt more.
A total of 2,596 oysters were collected using scuba from six reserves in Pamlico Sound, NC, during 2006 to 2008 and processed in the laboratory for fecundity.
To compare the methods described in the literature using field data, I observed shrimping operations aboard commercial shrimp boats from July through October 1995 in Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, and from August through October 1995, in the Cape Fear River, North Carolina (Fig.
If they get a cold spell up in North Carolina's Pamlico Sound, we'll get huge balls of teal show up down in the ACE Basin."
Juvenile spot and Atlantic croaker were collected from 10 creeks in the Cape Fear River estuary and from 18 creeks in the Pamlico Sound system, North Carolina, during the 1987 recruitment season (mid-March-mid-June).
There are three varieties of scoters--the American black scoter, white-winged scoter and surf scoter--found on the Atlantic Flyway wintering grounds that run down the East Coast from Maine through Chesapeake Bay, Pamlico Sound in North Carolina and ending at the Georgia-Florida border.
While nearly nonexistent, sinkboxes can be found on Pamlico Sound in North Carolina.