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Red Finleys are aquatic enemies that appear Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. As their name directly states, Red Finleys are red members of fish-like species, Finleys. Red Finleys have are yellow on their fins, underbelly, and the tip of their tail. Red Finleys' colors might reflect their rasher behavior because they move around faster than the other Finleys.
Red Finleys are very similar to Blue Finleys in both appearance and behavior. They appear individually and in groups. If the Kongs get in contact with a Red Finley, it bites them and they lose a heart. Donkey Kong can defeat a Red Finley by performing a Corkscrew attack on it. Cranky Kong can defeat a Red Finley by swinging his cane.
Red Finleys first appear in Twilight Terror and appear in many levels of Sea Breeze Cove. They are never shown outside the water unlike the Blue Finleys in Rocket Rails. Red Finleys, together with Blue Finleys, allude to pair-forming underwater enemies from earlier Donkey Kong Country games, such as Flotsams and Kocos.