Mariana Fruit Bat (IMAGE) University of Guam Caption A Mariana fruit bat, or fanihi, hangs upside down in its cage. Fanihi are important for seed dispersal in the Mariana Islands and were once common in CHamoru cuisine, but in Guam, it is estimated that only 45 to 50 fruit bats remain in the wild. Credit University of Guam Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.