Cambrian Explosion

Cambrian exlposion was a sudden explosion of new life forms.


It started the Cambrian period about 530 million years ago.

Species of the Genus Dinomischus Populate the Ocean Floor 505 Million Years Ago
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Before that time, the life forms were simple, such as bacteria and stromatolites.

At the time of the explosion, which lasted milions of years, the development of new species suddenly accelerated.

A Swarm of Jellyfish Swim the Panthalassic Ocean
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Since the explosion, the fossils show that life started looking more like today.

An Anomalocaris Explores a Middle Cambrian Age Ocean Floor
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Most of today's major animal phyla was created within about 80 million years.



















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