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Crab catching tools must be sustainable and selective while maintaining their productivity. The fishing gear used so far is not selective and has an impact on the crab. The crab fishing gear introduced to fishermen is a selective crab fishing gear which is expected to increase the productivity of fishermen. Sustainable crab fishing gear can last a long time. It is hoped that with PKM for catching crabs in a sustainable manner in the waters of the Bawasalo Village, Sigeri District, Pangkep Regency, fishermen can selectively catch crabs according to the desired size, where the survival of live crabs is maintained. The selection of fishing techniques and fishing gear for crabs that are operated in a sustainable manner is a strong indicator for the creation of sustainability of crab resources and crab catching efforts. Conventional methods or habits of experience carried out by their ancestors slow down the transfer of technological knowledge to partner fishing groups because they are very fanatical about the experience gained from generation to generation and must be changed. The capacity of the target community to innovate catching and fishing gear for crabs in a sustainable manner. Therefore, it requires an awareness process that begins with a change in mindset, which is carried out through mentoring, skill improvement and community empowerment in a systematic and sustainable manner.