Trouble Down Below

Much of the spill's damage will play out in the ocean's deepest layers.

The deep waters BP's spill has fouled are home to krill, lantern fish, and other species that are keystones in the entire marine food web.

Hidden DamagesIllustration: Nicholas Felton

Read also: MoJo's complete BP coverage, Julia Whitty on the oil spill cover-up, and the rest of our special report on BP's deep ocean secrets.